Lightner & Macon Added To UMass' Football Recruits For 2006
April 4, 2006
Football head coach Don Brown has announced the addition of two new signees to National Letters of Intent for the 2006 season. The Minutemen welcome offensive linemen Kyle Lightner from Naples, Fla., and Kevin Macon from Pittsburgh, Pa.
UMass begins its spring football practices this Saturday, April 8. The Spring Game is set for May 6.
Before UMass: Three-year starter at Gulf Coast High School in Naples, Fla. ... Played both center and guard earning All-Region, All-District, All-County Honorable Mention as a junior.
Before UMass Three year starter at Oliver High School in Pittsburgh, Pa. As a senior, was named to the First Team by the Pittsburgh Post Gazette and Pittsburgh Tribune Review ... Named to the Western Pennsylvania Fabulous 22 All Stars ... Ranked No. 1 lineman in the City League and seventh-best in the state of Pennsylvania ... In addition to playing football, also earned letters in basketball and track & field ... As a junior, was named Second Team All-City and won the gold medal in the discus throw.
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